QuestionsCategory: QuestionsAre oceanic currents influenced by the Coriolis forces?
Clean Harbors Staff asked 3 months ago

Hi If you look at the warm water currents in the N Atlantic, you can see how they have an overall eastward movement pattern:

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If you compare this with the Coriolis forces, which also turn in an easterly direction in the N hemisphere, I wonder if there is a correlation? Or whether the current is only controlled by the continental masses?

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